The deaths due to accidents have been classified into two broad groups - accidental deaths due to causes attributable to nature and accidental deaths due to causes not attributable to nature.

More than 8,000 cases of human trafficking were reported in India in 2016, while 23,000 victims, including 182 foreigners, were rescued during the year, according to National Crime Records Bureau data. Last year, a total of 8,132 cases were reported from across the country compared to the 6,877 cases in 2015. Of the total 15,379 victims in these cases, 58 % were below the age of 18 years, according to the latest NCRB statistics on crime released for 2016. West Bengal topped the list in reported cases of human trafficking at 3,579, accounting for 44 % of total cases in the country.

Environment related crimes in the country came down by over 11% last year compared to 2014 but there was no decline in states like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Assam where the number of such violations increased over the past year. According to data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the number of green crimes in 2015 came down to 5,156 from 5,835 in 2014. Rajasthan contributed in large measure to the decrease with the number of green violations coming down substantially from 2,927 in 2014 to 2,074 last year.

India had reported over 5,800 environment related crimes last year with maximum over 83% of it being recorded for violation of the Forest Act, 1927 where the offenders were booked for illegally cutting trees in forest areas and transiting forest produce without required permission. The figures of environment related crimes in the country, compiled for the first time by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of the home ministry, reveal that over 8,600 persons were arrested in connection with alleged violation of all these environment related laws in 2014.